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8th September - A Day in the life of India

Date:                          8th September 2019
Day of Week:             Sunday
Festivals:                    None
Panchangam:             Aaj Ka Panchang
Events:                       Daily Events
Movies releasing/running today: ChhichhoreIT Chapter 2Saaho, Crawl

News:
  • Actor, cinematographer and director Rajasekar, who has worked on several Tamil films as well as in television shows, died on Sunday morning. He was 61.
  • Amit Shah said article 370 is different, the centre will not touch article 371
  • ISRO chief K Sivan has claimed that the exact location of Vikram Lander has been traced and a thermal image of the Vikram Lander has been taken by Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. They are constantly trying to communicate with the lander and he hopes ISRO soon will be able to communicate with Vikram Lander.
  • Ram Jethmalani, an eminent lawyer and former Union law minister passes away early on Sunday morning. He was 95.
  • US Says Chandrayaan 2 Mission "A Huge Step Forward For India"
  • Majority of Kashmiris support the removal of Article 370, says Ajit Doval
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches 3 Mumbai Metro lines; The new corridors are the 9.2-km Gaimukh-Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road) metro-10; the 12.8-km Wadala-CST metro-11; and the 20.7-km Kalyan-Taloja metro-12 corridor. Modi will also lay the foundation for the 32-storey Metro Bhavan at the Aarey Colony.
  • Sasikanth Senthil who quit IAS, says that the state of public affairs in India is 'genuinely worrying' and that to stand up and say something about it, he had to leave the civil services.
  • Sindhu B. Rupesh, a 2011 batch IAS officer, on Saturday took charge as the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada, which got vacant following the resignation of 2009 IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil.
  • Tamil Lyricist Muthu Vijayan, who had written popular songs like "Megamai Vandhu Pogiren" passed away, He has written more than 500 songs in his career, he was only 48.


Day in History:
  • 1755 – French and Indian War: Battle of Lake George.
  • 1756 – French and Indian War: Kittanning Expedition.
Birthdays:
  • 1846 – Paul Chater, Indian-Hong Kong businessman and politician (d. 1926)
  • 1926 – Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer-songwriter, poet, and director (d. 2011)
  • 1927 – Robert L. Rock, American soldier and politician, 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (d. 2013)
  • 1933 – Asha Bhosle, Indian singer
Deaths:
  • 1981 – Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian guru, philosopher, and educator (b. 1897)
  • 2019 - Ram Jethmalani, lawyer and former Union law minister
  • 2019 - Mr Rajasekar, Tamil Actor, cinematographer and director.
  • 2019 - Muthu Vijayan, Tamil actor and lyricist.

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